11. Introducing jQuery UI

Perhaps the greatest collection of plugins for the jQuery library is jQuery’s own UI (User Interface) library. Packed with effects and widgets, the jQuery UI library should be your first stop when you’re looking for ways to enhance your websites and applications.

Many of the widgets in the jQuery UI library began their lives as plugins developed by independent developers just like you. As these plugins became more popular, they were rolled into the jQuery UI library to take advantage of optimizations available in the library’s design. You’ll find widgets for date pickers, tabs, and much more in jQuery ...

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